The Art of Theater

The Art of Theater

Author(s): James R. Hamilton

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405113533

Online ISBN: 9780470690871

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690871

About this Book

The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing.


  • Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art
  • Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships
  • An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Basics

  2. Part II: The Independence of Theatrical Performance

  3. Part III: The Art of Theatrical Performance

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